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2012-01-12 04:01:10

The American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has honored Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate with the Von Karman Lectureship in Astronautics. The award is given annually to someone who has performed notably and distinguished themselves technically in the field of astronautics. Gerstenmaier was recognized for his 30 years of accomplishment in human spaceflight, culminating in the leadership of the Space...

2011-12-16 04:15:48

NASA will host a media teleconference today, Thursday, Dec. 15, at 11:30 a.m. EST, to discuss a modified competitive procurement strategy for the Commercial Crew Program. The program will assist industry in developing a commercial system that will transport American astronauts into space. The teleconference participant is: -- William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington. To participate in the...

2011-09-14 07:18:16

NASA leaders will participate in two media events Wednesday, Sept. 14, to discuss the new Space Launch System that will take American astronauts farther into space than ever before. At 10 a.m. EDT, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join members of Congress, including Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Bill Nelson, for a news conference in SDG-50 on the ground floor of the Senate Dirksen Building in Washington. The event will be webcast live on the Senate Commerce Committee's website...

2011-09-07 10:13:39

NASA will hold a news conference at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 9, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the organization that will manage the portion of the International Space Station operated as a U.S. national laboratory. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space Inc. (CASIS) will help ensure the station's unique capabilities are available to the broadest possible cross-section of the U.S. scientific, technological and industrial communities. The...

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2011-08-15 04:50:00

NASA has combined their Space Operations and Exploration Systems mission directorates into a new unit that will focus on International Space Station (ISS) operations and human exploration beyond low Earth orbit, officials from the American space federation announced Friday. The new organization, which is also the subject of an August 12 UPI report, has been dubbed the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate and will be headed up by Associated Administrator Bill...

2011-08-12 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has announced the creation of the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate. The new organization, which combines the Space Operations and Exploration Systems mission directorates, will focus on International Space Station operations and human exploration beyond low Earth orbit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "America is opening a bold new chapter in human space exploration," NASA...

2011-03-07 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier and other NASA officials are scheduled to speak April 6 and 7 at the International Space Station and Mars Conference. Gerstenmaier is scheduled to speak during a dinner that begins at 7 p.m. on April 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The conference will explore the links between research, operations and technology development aboard the...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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